Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know® by Alex Prud'homme
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199311250 , 0199311269 | ISBN-13: 0199311269 , 9780199311262 | 208 pages | EPUB | 2,8 MB
Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. Today, 90 percent of natural gas wells use fracking. Though highly effective, the process-which fractures rock with pressurized fluid-has been criticized for polluting land, air, and water, and endangering human health.